CFP: Objects, Families, Homes: British Material Cultures in Global Contexts

CFP: Objects, Families, Homes: British Material Cultures in Global Contexts

CALL FOR PAPERS Objects, Families, Homes: British Material Cultures in Global Contexts 11-12 July, 2014 University College London   Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers…

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New article on the Chinese wallpaper project

New article on the Chinese wallpaper project

In an article recently published in the National Trust’s Views, project associate Emile de Bruijn (Registrar, National Trust) explains the Chinese wallpaper project that he…

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New British Library Finding Aid

New British Library Finding Aid

‘Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds: Uncovering connections between the East India Company and the British Caribbean colonies through the British Library’s Collections’, is a finding…

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Osterley Park and House Case Study

Osterley Park and House Case Study

This case study seeks to highlight Osterley Park’s East India Company (EIC) heritage and the role of EIC trade in the Indian Ocean in shaping…

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Case Study: Osterley Park and House

Case Study: Osterley Park and House

This case study seeks to highlight Osterley Park’s East India Company (EIC) heritage and the role of EIC trade in the Indian Ocean in shaping…

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Osterley Park and House Project Update

Osterley Park and House Project Update

Click here to view the ‘Taster video’ for the Osterley Park and House Oral History Project Osterley Taster from Tableau Films on Vimeo.    

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William Rattray of Downie Park Case Study

William Rattray of Downie Park Case Study

This case study focuses on William Rattray (1752-1819) from Angus, who served in the East India Company Army. Almost none of his letters survive. However,…

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The attar casket of Tipu Sultan Case Study

The attar casket of Tipu Sultan Case Study

This intricately-decorated filigree casket is currently on display in the Addis Gallery of Islamic Art, located by the north entrance of the British Museum. Inside…

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Osterley Park and House Project Update

Osterley Park and House Project Update

On 6 April and 9 April, the EICAH and National Trust teams welcomed volunteers and community representatives to take part in an oral history initiative…

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